Hon. Kim Christian Beazley (b.1948)

Mr Beazley has been Federal Leader of the Australian Labor Party since 1996. He first entered Parliament in 1980 and has been Leader of the House (1988-1996), Minister for Defence (1984-1990), Minister of Finance (1993-1996) and Deputy Prime Minister (1995-1996). He was also a member of the Joint Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence.

He is the co-author of The Politics of Intrusion, The Super Powers in the Indian Ocean.

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